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  1. County councilman wants sidewalks, bike paths in new developmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Citizens' Voice

    WARREN RUDA / THE CITIZENS' VOICE Luzerne County Councilman Rick Williams is proposing to require sidewalks and bike paths on new developments in municipalities that use the county planning ordinance. WARREN RUDA / THE CITIZENS' VOICE Luzerne County Councilman Rick Williams is proposing to require sidewalks and bike paths on new developments in municipalities that use the county planning ordinance.

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  2. Photo: N/A, License: N/A, Created: 2015:06:25 16:19:18Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Citizens' Voice

    Eric and Jason Negron outside of their new business on Market St., The Cheesesteak Factory. cv05negronp2 Warren Ruda / The Citizens' Voice They grew up together, lived together, went to school together and have done just about everything in life together.

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  3. Panty thief hits mall Victoria's Secret - againRead the original story

    Saturday | The Citizens' Voice

    Wilkes-Barre Township police said an unknown person made off with a couple thousand dollars worth of underwear from Victoria's Secret in the Wyoming Valley Mall on Thursday. The store manager reported to police that it was discovered that an unknown person had stolen 140 pair of various underwear valued at $2,180, police said.

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  4. Time to give thanks to those who contribute to communityRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | The Citizens' Voice

    I want to thank our past Wilkes-Barre Township councilman Gary Polakoski, who originally suggested and helped implement the July 4 fireworks, the Kaskel family for the fishing derby and all the past mayors who have contributed to all the events including the hayride for Halloween. I want to also thank all the businesses for their donations to help make these events a success and the taxpayers when any township funds were used from time to time.

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  5. W-B man charged with heroin possessionRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | The Citizens' Voice

    Agents with the state Attorney General's Office used a confidential informant to make a heroin bust and on Tuesday arrested a Wilkes-Barre man on drug charges, according to arrest papers. Chad Clark, 29, last known address at Interfaith Apartments, was charged with felony possession of heroin with intent to distribute, possession of a controlled substance and criminal use of a communication facility.

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  6. Sabatini's Beer and Bottle Shop open for craft beer fansRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 1 | The Citizens' Voice

    Craft beer enthusiasts will find a wide range of quality brews at Sabatini's Craft Beer Bar and Bottle Shop in Exeter. "We're very particular with the beer we pick," Lindo Sabatini said of the retail store and bar, next to the Sabatini's Pizza on Wyoming Ave. "It's not just a big selection, it's a fantasic selection when it comes to the quality."

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  7. Police Blotter 6/30/15Read the original story

    Tuesday Jun 30 | The Citizens' Voice

    Kareem Benbow West, 26, formerly of New Jersey, was charged with simple assault, harassment and reckless endangerment. Police said West got into an argument while his girlfriend was fixing the toilet in a residence on Airy Street around 7 p.m., police said.

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  8. Thousands attend Jehovah's Witnesses convention at arenaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | The Citizens' Voice

    SUBMITTED PHOTO Steve van der Oord, from Witness headquarters staff delivers his public talk, "Jesus Christ, World Conqueror-How and When?" Sunday at the Jehovah's Witness convention at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wileks-Barre Township. More than 4,000 Jehovah's Witnesses from 44 congregations in central and eastern Pennsylvania added to a peak attendance of over 6,100 for Sunday's final session of the annual regional convention at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre Township.

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  9. Sugar Notch man gets up to 12 years for robberyRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 27 | The Citizens' Voice

    A Sugar Notch man who pleaded guilty to a brazen robbery of a Wendy's restaurant in Wilkes-Barre Township was sentenced Friday to six to 12 years in prison. Aaron N. Flowers, 26, will also serve a year of probation and be required to pay more than $4,600 in restitution to the restaurant and its employees, Luzerne County Judge Tina Polachek Gartley ruled.

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  10. Police blotter 6/26/15Read the original story

    Friday Jun 26 | The Citizens' Voice

    When apprehended, police discovered he was also wearing $100 worth of stolen clothes from JCPenney. Charges will be filed.

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  11. Author Marie Jaskulka tackles deep topics in young adult novelRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 24 | The Citizens' Voice

    The Swoyersville resident captured the secret lives of two teens in "The Lost Marble Notebook of Forgotten Girl and Random Boy." Jaskulka will also be signing copies of "The Lost Marble Notebook of Forgotten Girl and Random Boy" on Friday, June 26, at 7 p.m. at Barnes and Noble at the Arena Hub Plaza in Wilkes-Barre Township.

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  12. Make memories: Give the gift of camping this summerRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 18 | The Citizens' Voice

    There have been so many times over the years I have heard grown-ups recall that when they were young their parents treated them to a week of overnight camping at the then "Georgetown Settlement Camp" located in Thornhurst. These wonderful memories of camping with their friends and the friends they made at the camp remain with them forever.

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  13. It's not about Naperkowski, weight lifting and karate champRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 17 | The Citizens' Voice

    Number one: This isn't about Joe Naperkowski, it's about the facts and figures pertaining to Wilkes-Barre Township taxpayers' money. Revitt, you claim to be the administrator.

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  14. Former W-B credit union manager reaches plea dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | The Citizens' Voice

    ANDREW KRECH / THE CITIZENS' VOICE Amanda Magda, left, former assistant manager of the Wilkes-Barre City Employees Federal Credit Union, will admit guilt to a charge of aiding and abetting bank fraud, according to court documents. The former assistant manager of the Wilkes-Barre City Employees Federal Credit Union has reached a plea deal with federal prosecutors and has agreed to provide the government with "information concerning the unlawful activities of others," according to court documents filed Tuesday.

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  15. Former Wilkes-Barre credit union manager reaches plea deal in bank fraud caseRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 16 | The Citizens' Voice

    The former assistant manager of the Wilkes-Barre City Employees Federal Credit Union has reached a plea deal with federal prosecutors and has agreed to provide the government with "information concerning the unlawful activities of others," according to court documents filed Tuesday. Amanda Magda will admit guilt to a charge of aiding and abetting bank fraud, according to the federal court filing.

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  16. Woman sues former W-B Twp. officer alleging sexual assaultRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 16 | The Citizens' Voice

    A woman filed a federal lawsuit Monday against a former Wilkes-Barre Township police officer alleging he sexually assaulted her while he was on duty. The complaint said former officer Shawn Whitebread sexually assaulted the woman in the township in 2013.

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  17. 2 women assaulted at W-B Twp. convenience storeRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 16 | The Citizens' Voice

    Two women were assaulted Sunday evening at Turkey Hill in Wilkes-Barre Township, when three people sprayed one woman with pepper spray and punched both in the face, police said. The first victim reported that while she was checking out of the convenience store on Wilkes-Barre Township Boulevard, three people were making derogatory comments toward her, according to a news release.

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  18. Lawsuit claims woman was sexually assaulted by on-duty copRead the original story

    Monday Jun 15 | The Citizens' Voice

    A woman filed a federal lawsuit Monday against a former Wilkes-Barre Township police officer alleging he sexually assaulted her while he was on duty. The complaint says former officer Shawn Whitebread sexually assaulted the woman in the township in 2013.

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  19. Mr. and Mrs. RodgersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 14 | The Citizens' Voice

    John is the son of the late John and Helen Kolis Rodgers. Marguerite is the daughter of the late Catherine and Michael Romik.

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  20. Police BlotterRead the original story

    Sep 22, 2009 | The Citizens' Voice

    On Monday, Kristen Adonizio, 30, of the borough, was arrested on outstanding warrants from Luzerne County Probation and Luzerne County Sheriff's Department for failure to appear in court. Officer Charles Musial saw Adonizio driving on Lakeside Drive and knew she was wanted by the county.

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